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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Lunching, Learning and Leading

“Growing up, I seldom enjoyed a meal without using a placemat. I vividly remember studying my multiplication fact placemat whilst munching on a bowl of Cheerios before departing for school. I used this enduring childhood memory as inspiration for my Leadership Lunch.” Read on to hear more from Nadia Rose El-Erian on how she sets leadership goals in her SEL lunch group!

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Coming Together on Comcast Cares Day

On Saturday, May 4th, over 280 volunteers came together at Parker-Varney Elementary School and Hillside Middle School in Manchester for the annual Comcast Cares Day! Hear from AmeriCorps member Mikala Skalecki on how the event impacted not only the students of Manchester, but also the hundreds of volunteers who participated.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Planning a Literacy Family Engagement Night

“Even though I had spent the previous four weeks or so going nuts over the most minute details, as I walked around the event, I realized that I never had to worry at all... I saw how much fun the students and their families were having. The smiles on the children’s faces when they got a question right and turned to their parents to celebrate their success—really, there’s nothing like it.” Hear more from McDonough’s Abby Milonas on their recent literacy night and how she and her team pulled it off!

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

From Corps to Corps: A Profile of a City Year Member

“You probably wouldn’t think that working with children would come easily to a grizzly, sailor-talking marine, and yet here we are.” Meet one of our incredible AmeriCorps members, Jaidon White, and hear what he has to say about how serving with City Year has impacted him.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Give a Year. Change the World. Then What?

Service can sometimes feel all-consuming, and it’s hard to see into the future to where you’ll be once your year is over. Thanks to our corporate partner Comcast NBCUniversal, AmeriCorps members are consistently provided with the supports they need to create their Leadership After City Year plans. Hear more from Service Leader Anita Lantz on how Comcast supports AmeriCorps members through initiatives like Comcast Career Day!

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